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Fred Olsen Cruise Line's Braemar invites her passengers to sail onboard and experience traditional-style cruising with a friendly atmosphere. Offering an intimate and classic cruising experience, this ship has huge expansive windows, good-sized terraces, and large open decks filled with spaces to dine, relax and socialise with like-minded cruisers. What's more, Fred. Olsen cruises offer a unique range of friendly and intimate cruise experiences where passengers are encouraged to engage and interact with each other, all of which helps to create the tight-knit, family atmosphere for which Fred. Olsen are known.

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Ship Stats and Features

Year Entered Service 01/01/1993
Tonnage 24344
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins 4
Number Of Decks 7
Number Of Elevators 5
Number Of Pools 2
Number Of Restaurants 3
Formal Nights Yes
Maximum Capacity 761
Crew 400
Refurbished 01/11/2017

Ship Facilities


Menus onboard Fred Olsen’s Braemar are prepared to a high standard by award-winning chefs, and food is served by staff who are friendly and attentive. The main dining lounge, The Thistle restaurant, provides a traditional dining experience in an atmosphere enhanced by large windows and sea views. In addition to the exquisite food there’s an extensive wine list which helps to compliment and complete your meals perfectly. Other less formal dining options are also available onboard Braemar including the Palms Café, with carved mural décor, and the Coral Club with its sublimely comfortable tub chairs.


As you watch fabulous sunsets, Braemar turns her attention to the evening schedule of attractions and entertainment. The Neptune Lounge transforms and a shimmering backdrop gives the stage a certain glamour. The Coral Club is the perfect venue for classical music and dancing. Alternatively, for a truly magical experience, take your Foxtrot or Salsa outside and dance the night away under the stars on the Sculptured Terrace.


  • Skylark Club
  • Coral Club Lounge
  • Braemar Room
  • Neptune Lounge
  • Lido Bar



Through the Youth Program, staff are trained to help younger cruisers harness their enthusiasm for all things fun, giving the little ones - and the slightly less-little ones - a chance to meet future friends while having an age-appropriate, supervised blast in Carnival Breeze's multiple youth spaces. Activities, special teen-only shore excursions, movie nights and more round out the experience that they won't forget.

Things to do


There are plenty of facilities onboard Braemar to help you while away your free time on the ship. From shops stocking a wide variety of goods including stylish fashion labels and high-end perfumes to a well-stocked library where passengers can relax in comfortable mahogany chairs and catch up on some reading, there’s an activity for every mood and interest.

Fred. Olsen also offer a comprehensive array of themed cruises, which allow passengers to combine their hobbies or interests with amazing cruise experiences. Some of the most popular themes are food and wine, featuring professional lecturers ready to impart their knowledge onto guests.

Spa and Fitness

Onboard Braemar there is a fully-equipped fitness centre with weights, resistance machines and a large dance studio that plays host to group sessions. The range of fitness and activities allow you to keep up with your healthy lifestyle while onboard or pick up a new fitness regime. The sauna and solarium provide the perfect opportunity to wind down, relax and recharge your batteries, leaving you refreshed and looking your best to enjoy your cruise holiday. Additional facilities include the sun-drenched deck swimming pool and luxurious Jacuzzi.

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